A somewhat new map-search tool at the registry site is now populated with registered examiners around the country for look-up / forward planning purposes.
Drivers must continue to carry paper copies of their medical examiner's certificate until Jan. 30, 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced Jan. 10.
As the Jan. 30 deadline looms for CDL holders to self-certify their operating and medical credentials with their license-issuing state, drivers may still need to carry paper cards.
The text in full of H.R. 3095, a bill to require FMCSA to adopt any sleep apnea/disorder provision in driver's medical certifications procedures through formal rulemaking.
Short answer: Probably not. Here find a roundup of viewpoints from readers on this and other issues surrounding FMCSA's new medical card-verification policy.
"We need more thanks paid to the nation's drivers for the jobs you do day-in day-out. Clearly there's a dearth of it in many quarters."
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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